Ruth Negga

LOS ANGELES - MAY 14:  Ruth Negga at the Preacher Premiere Scree

Negga in 2016, photo by kathclick/

Place of Birth: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Date of Birth: 7 January, 1982

*Ethiopian (father)
*Irish (mother)

Ruth Negga is an Ethiopian and Irish actress. She has starred in the films Passing, The Samaritan, and Loving, and the series Preacher, among other works. She was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to an Ethiopian father, a doctor, and an Irish mother, Nora (likely née Malone), a nurse. Her parents met while her mother was working in Ethiopia.

Ruth moved to Limerick, Ireland when she was around four.

3 Responses

  1. malina30 says:

    She’s gorgeous and I definitely see the Ethiopian in her eye size and shape

  2. Pegzi says:

    She’s so pretty

  3. ashash says:

    Great in Loving. Beautiful.

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